5N30.40 - Infrared Spectrum

Code Number:
5N30.40
Demo Title:
Infrared Spectrum
Condition:
Excellent
Principle:
Infrared Spectrum
Area of Study:
Electricity & Magnetism
Equipment:
Infrared Camera.
Procedure:

Use the infrared camera to demonstrate the infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.

References:
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